Sending Artwork

Looking for more details on how to send your artwork?

Once you've selected the products you require, you'll be given the option to upload your artwork to our server.  If you opted to provide your artwork later or have requested free design, we will contact you once we have processed your order. If you need help with your artwork please do not hesitate to get in touch, alternative you can follow our guidelines below.

When it comes to supplying your artwork, we would prefer to receive the following files.

  • PDF
  • Indesign
  • Quark
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • Illustrator
  • JPEG
  • Photoshop

It is essential that there is a 3mm bleed around your artwork. This is crucial to ensure your printing is finished correctly. Please note all files which are not print ready including Photoshop, Publisher and Word Documents will not be delivered within the specified period as these files will need to be dealt with by our studio.  Please ensure that when setting the colour it is set to CMYK not RGB. 

Artwork Guidelines

Indesign

Please ensure all fonts and pictures used in your artwork are supplied to us in a separate folder using the "package" function under the "file" menu. Compress the document using stuffit or winzip before uploading. Please supply a screen shot of the artwork or a PDF. This is for our reference to make sure that nothing is missing or moved on the artwork when supplying .

Quark Express

Please ensure all fonts and pictures used in your artwork are supplied to us in a separate folder using the "collect for output" function under the "file" menu. Compress the document using stuffit or winzip before uploading. Please supply a screen shot of the artwork or a PDF. This is for our reference to make sure that nothing is missing or moved on the artwork.

We request all our artwork to be supplied as high resolution (300dpi). It is important that you prepare your PDF file in the correct way. There are options which must be set for commercial printing:

  • Resolution (Choose High Resolution).
  • Compression Settings (for colour and greyscale should be down sampled to 300dpi (with "auto compression" set on high).
  • Font Embedding (should be set to "embed all fonts").

Colour needs to be set as CMYK not RGB.

Illustrator

Include all embedded images and convert all text to curves. Save as a eps file.

Photoshop

Resolution Set to 300dpi when starting your new document. Save file as either .tiff, .jpeg or .pdf.

Other files not listed above must be saved either as an eps of jpeg. Please note if you require for us to make changes to your file (jpeg / eps), we would require you to re-supply new artwork as either a PSD, PDF or AI files as we are unable to make changes to flattered images (jpeg/ eps / tiff).